13% Derivation: Okowa’s govt transparent, accountable

Delta Government on Monday debunked media reports credited to a governor of a South South state that it had collected refunds from the Federal Government without disclosing it to citizens, saying it had remained committed to transparency and accountability in all its financial dealings on behalf of the people.  The Commissioner for Finance, Chief Fidelis…

Okowa presents N561.8bn Budget for 2023

Delta Governor and Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, presented an Appropriation Bill of N561.82 billion for 2023 to the state’s House of Assembly. Christened “Budget of Seamless and Stable Transition”, the governor told the lawmakers that the Bill was made up of N326.6 billion for Capital…

Asaba airport calibrates ILS, targets international operations

The Asaba airport on Tuesday said it was targeting improved services and international flight operations with the successful verification of the Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the airport. Managing Director of the Asaba Airport Company, Christophe Penninck disclosed this in Asaba while addressing journalists during the verification of the ILS at the airport. He said…

DTSG Backs PCRC To Ease Police, Public Friction

Delta State Government has thrown its weight behind the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) in a bid to ease the friction between the police and the public for a safer society. This was the fallout of a meeting between the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, and executive members of the PCRC, Delta State Command…

Delta Govt Formally Hands Over Asaba International Airport

The Delta State Government has formally handed over the management of the Asaba International Airport to the Asaba Airport Company. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chief Patrick Ukah, performed the handover ceremony at the Asaba International Airport, Asaba, today. Governor Okowa explained that the state government…